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I accidentally saved a file I was working on as a Bitmap, instead of JPEG. Someone tell me how to recover it as a JPEG, nothing will open it, so a program or anything would be awesome!


OK, I can fix your post for you. Just once. Next time = warnings/infractions. With love, --Chipp
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Photoshop... Paint... PaintShop Pro... GIMP (Free)
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GIMP is a progrsm that i download? because paint nor photoshop will open it.
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Hmm...

You are EXPECTED to:
  • Edit your posts for spelling and grammar. Overclock.net's usability depends on this.
    o Use capitalization
    o No excessive Internet jargon
    o Use proper spelling, grammar and punctuation

And I do believe that descriptive titles are mandatory, too.
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Almost anything should open a bitmap, there is something wrong with your file if paint or photoshop won't open it.
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If you can't do anything else, try system restore?
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irfanview just open it and then convert it to what you want. irfanview FTW its one of the very few things i miss about winblowz
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jdic06 View Post
GIMP is a progrsm that i download? because paint nor photoshop will open it.
Yes.
http://gimp-win.sourceforge.net/stable.html
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jdic06 View Post
GIMP is a progrsm that i download? because paint nor photoshop will open it.
Just go download GIMP.

If you get an error message while opening it in paint then it is obviously not a standard Bitmap image.

Paint doesn't open JPEG the last time i checked.

BUT you CAN "save as" extensions other than .bmp

also..

string gimp;

if (gimp != "able_to_open_bmp") {
cout << "download IrfanView";
cin.get();
}
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use whatever program you saved it as a bmp and then save it as a jpg from there
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